The Sunset Inn, North Carolina
9 North Shore Drive E
Sunset Beach, NC, United States
(888) 575-1001 Toll Free
  • New Sunset Bridge

Getting to Sunset Inn

Please keep in mind that computer generated searches often put the Inn on the wrong side of the island. After crossing the bridge to come onto the island, we are the first building on the left. You have to take the first left on North Shore Drive then we are immediately on the left.  Please use 9 North Shore Drive East. Sunset Beach, NC 28468.

Directions from Myrtle Beach

  • Take 17N towards Wilmington through North Myrtle Beach and on through Little River, S.C.
  • After going through Little River, you will see signs to Calabash, N.C. Take the first Calabash exit to the right on route 179. This will lead you through Calabash (only two lights).
  • When you come to a third light outside of Calabash, you will take a right (there is a NAPA on the corner and the road is still 179).
  • Follow this road for about four or five miles until you come to the stop sign. Take a left, go around the roundabout and cross the Mannon C. Gore high rise bridge on your right. After coming onto the island, the Inn is the first building on the left.

Directions from Raleigh, NC & Surrounding Areas

  • Take I-40 East toward Wilmington, NC.
  • Take Exit 416A, which is I-140/US-17 toward Shallotte/Myrtle Beach.
  • Take Exit 14, which is US-17 S/US-421 S toward Shallotte/Myrtle Beach.
  • Stay on US-17/US-421 S until you see the exit for Brunswick County Beaches.
  • Take the Exit for Brunswick County Beaches and follow Hwy 17 staying to the right. Once you pass Leland, exit to your right towards Brunswick Beaches and Shallotte.
  • You will be on Hwy 17 for about 40 minutes passing the towns of Shallotte, and Ocean Isle Beach. After you pass signs for Ocean Isle, look for signs for Ocean Ridge Plantation which is a good landmark for your exit.
  • After you pass Ocean Ridge Plantation on the left, look for 904 East. Turn left at traffic light onto 904 East. There is a McDonald’s and gas station at the intersection.
  • Follow 904 past the first stoplight, at the second stoplight turn right at the Food Lion shopping center onto 179, also called Beach Drive.
  • Stay on Beach Drive/Sunset Blvd. for about one mile and cross the Mannon C. Gore high rise bridge which will be on the right at the roundabout.
  • Go over the bridge and we are the first left and the first building on the left.

Directions from Charlotte, NC

  • From Charlotte, you will take Hwy 74 most of the way. It will lead you to Whiteville where you will take the 701-bypass exit to Whiteville. End of exit, take a right.
  • Three to four lights through Whiteville, you will take a left onto 130 toward Shallotte.
  • Note: DO NOT go towards Tabor City
  • On 130, go approx. 20 miles and you will come to a caution light at a red brick church (Soldier Bay Church). Take a right at this intersection on to Longwood Rd.
  • Take Longwood Rd/904 ten to fifteen minutes and you will come to the intersection of 904 and Hwy 17. There is a McDonald’s and gas station at the intersection. Keep straight on 904 through the intersection.
  • Go about four miles, there is one light you will go straight through (Old Georgetown Rd), and at the second light (Food Lion on your right) you take a right on 179, also called Beach Drive/Sunset Blvd.
  • Stay on Beach Drive/Sunset Blvd. for about one mile and cross the Mannon C. Gore high rise bridge which will be on the right at the roundabout.
  • Go over the bridge and we are the first left and the first building on the left